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A 41-year-old member asked:

My baby has crying and fever after hib vaccine..normal?

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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes: Since most vaccines are given as injections, it is normal for any age person to have fever and soreness after administration. If it persists more than a few days, the fever is significant or you are uncomfortable with your child's well being: call your pediatrician.

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